When This Blog Becomes a Point of Contention


Having followed all of the comments on Sean Kennedy’s post and the follow-up post from the AAUP leadership, I’d like to offer several observations:

It is very clear that no one has been prevented from expressing his or her opinions or from doing so without constraint.

The comments do, however, collectively serve to illustrate why the leadership made the statement about what may or may not be appropriate for posting on this blog: this at least initially internal dispute has become an opportunity for venting all sorts of concerns and complaints that, if not well beyond the scope of the original issue, have not really served to clarify very much about the original issue beyond what has been very pointedly stated in the original post by Sean Kennedy.

Moreover, the original issue has to do with the way in which ongoing contract negotiations are being conducted, and what has lost…

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